2012 Topps Chrome Hobby Box

2012 Topps Baseball
Topps Chrome
Release Date: August 22, 2012
Cards were live at retail as soon as: August 17, 2012

Hobby Box Configuration:
24 Packs Per Box
4 Cards Per Pack
2 Autographs Per Hobby Box
12 Boxes Per Hobby Case

 

Exchange Cards Expire 7/31/2015


2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Base Set Checklist
220 Total Cards -
  • Refractor Parallel
    Odds: 1:3 Hobby/Retail Packs
  • X-fractor Parallel
    Odds: 1:6 Hobby/Retail Packs
  • Orange Refractor (3 Per Retail Hanger Packs)
  • Purple Refractor (4 Per Retail Blaster Box)
  • Blue Refractor #/199
    Odds: 1:300 Retail Packs - 1:21 Hobby Packs
  • Black Refractor #/100
    Odds: 1:760 Retail Packs - 1:41 Hobby Packs
  • Sepia Refractor #/75
    Odds: 1:930 Retail Packs - 1:55 Hobby Packs
  • Gold Refractor #/50
    Odds: 1:1,525 Retail Packs - 1:82 Hobby Packs
  • Red Refractor #/25 Odds: 1:153 Hobby Packs
  • Atomic Refractor #/10 Odds: 1:383 Hobby Packs
  • SuperFractor numbered #1/1 (1:3,832 Hobby Packs)
  • Printing Plates numbered 1/1 (4 Colors)
    Odds: 1:958 Hobby Packs
2012 Topps Chrome Josh Hamilton Base Card
1 Tim Lincecum
2 Craig Kimbrel
3 Shane Victorino
4 David Ortiz
5 Ryan Lavarnway RC
6 Jon Lester
7 Michael Pineda
8 C.J. Wilson
9 Brian McCann
10 Justin Upton
11 Ian Kennedy
12 Jayson Heyward
13 Ian Kinsler
14 CC Sabathia
15 Jimmy Rollins
16 Jose Valverde
17 Chris Carpenter
18 Cameron Maybin
19 Freddie Freeman
20 Adrian Gonzalez
21 Dustin Pedroia
22 Shin-Soo Choo
23 Clay Buchholz
24 Buster Posey
25 Chase Utley
26 Prince Fielder
27 Mark Reynolds
28 Roy Halladay
29 Carl Crawford
30 Josh Hamilton
31 Ben Zobrist
32 Giancarlo Stanton
33 Tommy Hanson
34 Aroldis Chapman
35 Paul Goldscmidt
36 Cole Hamels
37 Jeremy Hellickson
38 Andrew McCutchen
39 Jacob Turner
40 Joey Votto
41 David Wright
42 Zack Cozart
43 Desmond Jennings
44 Jhoulys Chacin
45 Alex Gordon
46 Dan Uggla
47 Billy Butler
48 Matt Cain
49 Alex Rodriguez
50 Joe Mauer
51 Torii Hunter
52 Jered Weaver
53 Gio Gonzalez
54 Ike Davis
55 Paul Konerko
56 Mike Napoli
57 Nelson Cruz
58 Shaun Marcum
59 James Shields
60 Curtis Granderson
61 Eric Hosmer
62 Michael Morse
63 Josh Johnson
64 Vernon Wells
65 Ubaldo Jiminez
66 Mat Latos
67 Daniel Hudson
68 Michael Young
69 Lance Berkman
70 Stephen Strasburg
71 Ryan Howard
72 Anibal Sanchez
73 James Shields
74 Hanley Ramirez
75 Jose Reyes
76 Zack Greinke
77 Tim Hudson
78 Jayson Werth
79 Brandon Phillips
80 Albert Pujols
81 Kyle Blanks
82 Hunter Pence
83 Mark Trumbo
84 Derek Jeter
85 Carlos Gonzalez
86 Ricky Romero
87 Jacoby Ellsbury
88 Jason Motte
89 Mike Moustakas
90 Evan Longoria
91 Allen Craig
92 Derek Holland
93 Justin Verlander
94 Justin Morneau
95 Matt Garza
96 Chipper Jones
97 Yadier Molina
98 Brian Wilson
99 Jemile Weeks
100 Ichiro
101 Yonder Alonso
102 Madison Bumgarner
103 Cliff Lee
104 David Freese
105 Adam Lind
106 Adam Jones
107 Dustin Ackley
108 Nick Swisher
109 Kevin Youkilis
110 Troy Tulowitzki
111 Miguel Montero
112 Clayton Kershaw
113 Michael Bourn
114 Carlos Santana
115 Josh Beckett
116 Felix Hernandez
117 Ryan Braun
118 Ryan Zimmerman
119 Jamie Garcia
120 Matt Kemp
121 Nyjer Morgan
122 Brandon Beachy
123 Brandon Belt
124 Salvador Perez
125 Matt Holliday
126 Dan Haren
127 Starlin Castro
128 Asdrubal Cabrera
129 Ivan Nova
130 Miguel Cabrera
131 Alex Avila
132 Adrian Beltre
133 David Price
134 Melky Cabrera
135 Drew Stubbs
136 Dee Gordon
137 B.J. Upton
138 Ryan Vogelsong
139 Pablo Sandoval
140 Jose Bautista
141 Jay Bruce
142 Yovani Gallardo
143 Robinson Cano
144 Mike Trout
145 Chris B. Young
146 Aramis Ramirez
147 Rickie Weeks
148 Johnny Cueto
149 Elvis Andrus
150 Mariano Rivera
151 Yu Darvish RC
152 Alex Liddi RC
153 Adron Chambers RC
154 Liam Hendriks RC
155 Drew Pomeranz RC
156 Austin Romine RC
157 Tim Federowicz RC
158 Joe Benson RC
159 Matt Dominguez RC
160 Matt Moore RC
161 Jordan Pacheco RC
162 Chris Parmelee RC
163 Brad Peachock RC
164 Brett Pill RC
165 Wilin Rosario RC
166 Addison Reed RC
167 Dellin Betances RC
168 Kelvin Herrera RC
169 Tom Milone RC
170 Jesus Montero RC
171 Michael Taylor RC
172 Devin Mesoraco RC
173 Brett Lawrie RC
174 James Darnell RC
175 Leonys Martin RC
176 Jeff Locke RC
177 Jarrod Parker RC
178 Collin Cowgill
179 Taylor Green RC
180 Yoenis Cespedes RC
181 Eric Surkamp RC
182 Andrelton Simmons RC
183 Tyler Pastornicky RC
184 Norichika Aoki RC
185 Tsuyoshi Wada RC
186 Hisashi Iwakuma RC
187 Adrian Cardenas RC
188 Wei-Yin Chen RC
189 Xavier Avery RC
190 Matt Hague RC
191 Drew Smyly RC
192 Kirk Nieuwenhuis RC
193 Drew Hutchinson RC
194 Wily Peralta RC
195 Jordany Valespin RC
196 Bryce Harper RC
197 Will Middlebrooks RC
198 Brian Dozier RC
199 Matt Adams RC
200 Jeremy Hellickson
201 Howie Kendrick
202 Chris Davis
203 Alcides Escobar
204 A.J. Pierzynski
205 Edwin Encarnacion
206 Adam Dunn
207 Mike Aviles
208 Jason Kipnis
209 Andre Ethier
210 Carlos Beltran
211 Adam LaRoche
212 Carlos Ruiz
213 Jake Peavy
214 Chris Sale
215 RA Dickey
216 Mark Buehrle
217 Derek Lowe
218 Jason Vargas
219 Kyle Seager
220 Omar Infante

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Rookie Autograph Cards

2012 Topps Chrome Liam Hendriks Autograph RC

 

#5 Ryan Lavarnway
#39 Jacob Turner
#42 Zack Cozart
#101 Yonder Alonso
#151 Yu Darvish
#154 Liam Hendriks
#155 Drew Pomeranz
#156 Austin Romine
#159 Matt Dominguez -
#160 Matt Moore
#161 Jordan Pacheco
#162 Chris Parmelee
#163 Brad Peacock
#166 Addison Reed
#167 Dellin Betances
#169 Tom Milone
#170 Jesus Montero
#172 Devin Mesoraco
#173 Brett Lawrie
#177 Jarrod Parker
#178 Collin Cowgill -
#180 Yoenis Cespedes
#181 Eric Surkamp
#183 Tyler Pastornicky
#184 Norichika Aoki ?
#185 Tsuyoshi Wada
#186 Hisahi Iwakuma ?
#190 Matt Hague
#191 Drew Smyly
#192 Kirk Nieuwenhuis
#193 Drew Hutchinson
#WP Wily Peralta
#BH Bryce Harper
#TB Trevor Bauer

 

Autograph Parallel Cards
(Odds: 1:187 Retail Packs)
(Odds: 1:12 Hobby Packs -- Stated 1:19 On Packs)
  • Refractor Parallel #/499
    Odds: 1:770 Retail Packs -- 1:73 Hobby Packs
  • Blue Refractor #/199
    Odds: 1:1,575 Retail Packs -- 1:149 Hobby Packs
  • Black Refractor #/100
    Odds: 1:3,100 Retail Packs -- 1:296 Hobby Packs
  • Sepia Refractor #/75
    Odds: 1:4,100 Retail Packs -- 1:395 Hobby Packs
  • Gold Refractor #/50
    Odds: 1:6,550 Retail Packs -- 1:588 Hobby Packs
  • Red Refractor #/25
    Odds: 1:1,052 Hobby Packs
  • Atomic Refractor #/10
    Odds: 1:2,635 Hobby Packs
  • Super-Fractor #1/1
    Odds: 1:26:350 Hobby Packs
  • Printing Plates #1/1 (4 Colors)
    Odds: 1:6,587 Hobby Packs

 



 

? = Haven't Seen One For Sale Yet & I Don't think they exist.
Topps provided the names, but (like this site) they are typically not 100% accurate.

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Base Card Variations
 
1 Tim Lincecum
10 Justin Upton
28 Roy Halladay
30 Josh Hamilton
49 Alex Rodriguez
70 Stephen Strasburg
75 Jose Reyes
80 Albert Pujols
84 Derek Jeter
87 Jacoby Ellsbury
93 Justin Verlander
100 Ichiro
110 Troy Tulowitzki
120 Matt Kemp
151 Yu Darvish
160 Matt Moore
170 Jesus Montero
173 Brett Lawrie
180 Yoenis Cespedes
196 Bryce Harper

Insider Sports Card Hobby Tips Visual Guide To SP Variations

(Odds: 1:13,500 Retail Packs)
(Odds: 1:912 Hobby Packs)

2012 topps Chrome Bryce Harper SP Photo Variation #196

 


 
2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Base Card Auto Relic
Serial Numbered #/10
  • #7 Michael Pineda
  • #20 Adrian Gonzalez
  • #24 Buster Posey
  • #35 Paul Goldschmidt
  • #36 Cole Hamels
  • #57 Nelson Cruz
  • #61 Eric Hosmer
  • #62 Mike Morse
  • #65 Ubaldo Jiminez
  • #83 Mark Trumbo
  • #106 Adam Jones
  • #140 Jose Bautista
  • #144 Mike Trout
  • #151 Yu Darvish
  • #155 Drew Pomeranz
  • #160 Matt Moore
  • #170 Jesus Montero
  • #172 Devn Mesoraco
  • #173 Brett Lawrie
  • #177 Jarrod Parker

2012 Topps Chrome Eric Hosmer Patch Autograph Card

(Odds: 1:4,210 Hobby Packs)


2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Dynamic Die Cut Autographs
Serial Numbered #/25 or less

(Odds: 1:19,675 Retail Packs)
(Odds: 1:1,900 Hobby Packs)

  • DDA-AJ Adam Jones
  • DDA-AG Adrian Gonzalez
  • DDA-AP Albert Pujols
  • DDA-AC Aroldis Chapman
  • DDA-BG Brettt Gardner
  • DDA-BL Brett Lawrie
  • DDA-DA Dustin Ackley
  • DDA-EA Elvis Andrus
  • DDA-EH Eric Hosmer
  • DDA-FH Felix Hernandez
  • DDA-IN Ivan Nova
  • DDA-JBR Jay Bruce
  • DDA-JB Jose Bautista
  • DDA-JV Justin Verlander
  • DDA-MK Matt Kemp
  • DDA-MM Michael Morse
  • DDA-MT Mike Trout
  • DDA-NC Nelson Cruz
  • DDA-PF Prince Fielder
  • DDA-RC Robinson Cano
  • DDA-YD Yu Darvish

 

2012 Topps Chrome Adrian Gonzalez Dynamic Die-Cut Autograph

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Dynamic Die Cuts
Odds: 1:24 Retail/Hobby Packs

DD-AM Andrew McCutchen
DD-AJ Adam Jones
DD-AL Adam Lind
DD-AG Adrian Gonzalez
DD-AP Albert Pujols
DD-AC Aroldis Chapman
DD-BG Brett Gardner
DD-BL Brett Lawrie
DD-BP Buster Posey
DD-CS CC Sabathia
DD-CK Clayton Kershaw
DD-CL Cliff Lee
DD-CG Curtis Granderson
DD-DO David Ortiz
DD-DJ Derek Jeter
DD-DA Dustin Ackley
DD-DPA Dustin Pedroia
DD-EA Elvis Andrus
EE-EH Eric Hosmer
DD-FH Felix Hernandez

2012 Topps Chrome Roy Halladay Dynamic Die Cut

DD-GS Giancarlo Stanton
DD-IK Ian Kinsler
DD-I Ichiro
DD-IN Ivan Nova
DD-JE Jacoby Ellsbury
DD- Jay Bruce
DD-JM Jesus Montero
DD-JV Joey Votto
DD-JB Jose Bautista
DD-JR Jose Reyes
DD-JH Josh Hamilton
DD-JU Justin Upton
DD-JV Justin Verlander
DD-MK Matt Kemp
DD-MM Matt Moore

DD-MP Michael Morse
DD-MP Michael Pineda
DD-MT Mike Trout
DD-NC Nelson Cruz
DD-PS Pablo Sandoval
DD-PG Paul Goldschmidt
DD-PF Prince Fielder
DD-RC Robinson Cano
DD-RH Roy Halladay
DD-RB Ryan Braun
DD-SC Starlin Castro
DD-SS Stephen Strasburg
DD-TL Tim Lincecum
DD-TT Troy Tulowitzki
DD-YD Yu Darvish

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Chrome Encounter Autographs
Serial Numbered #/10 or less
Odds: 1:4,215 Hobby Packs
I've Listed The Most Recent Recorded Sale As Of 9/2/102
  • CE-AG Adrian Gonzalez #/10 ($18.25)
  • CE-AJ Adam Jones
  • CE-BP Buster Posey #/10 ($79.00)
  • CE-CG Carlos Gonzalez #/10 ($39.08)
  • CE-CJ Chipper Jones #/10 ($126.19)
  • CE-CK Clayton Kershaw #/10 ($115.48)
  • CE-DU Dan Uggla #/10 ($12.99)
  • CE-DP Dustin Pedroia #/10 ($40.28)
  • CE-EH Eric Hosmer
  • CE-EL Evan Longoria #/10 ($78.88)
  • CE-HR Hanley Ramirez #/10
  • CE-JH Jason Heyward #/10
  • CE-JW Jered Weaver #/10 ($36.00)
  • CE-JH Jason Heyward #/10
  • CE-JM Joe Mauer (Exch) ($56.55)
  • CE-JV Justin Verlander (Exch) ($163.50)
  • CE-MC Miguel Cabrera #/10
  • CE-MT Mike Trout #/10 ($405.00)
  • CE-RB Ryan Braun #/10 ($43.00)
  • CE-RZ Ryan Zimmerman #/10 ($103.50)
  • CE-SC Starlin Castro #/10 ($39.99)
2012 Topps Chrome Miguel Cabrera Chrome Encounter Autograph

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Cut From the Same Cloth Auto
Serial Numbered #/5
Odds: 1:8:430 Hobby Packs
  • CC-BL Jose Bautista - Brett Lawrie
  • CC-CF Miguel Cabrera - Prince Fielder (Exch)
  • CC-CH Nelson Cruz - Josh Hamilton
  • CC-FP Freddie Freeman - Tyler Pastornicky
  • CC-GH Giancarlo Stanton - Hanley Ramirez
  • CC-GO Adrian Gonzalez - David Ortiz
  • CC-GP Yovani Gallardo - Wily Peralta
  • CC-GU Paul Goldschmidt - Justin Upton
  • CC-GZ Gio Gonzalez - Jordan Zimmerman
  • CC-HD Josh Hamilton - Yu Darvish
  • CC-HM Eric Hosmer - Mike Moustakas
  • CC-KH Ian Kennedy - Daniel Hudson
  • CC-MA Jesus Montero - Dustin Ackley
  • CC-MH Matt Moore - Jeremy Hellickson
  • CC-MM Devin Mesoraco - Jesus Montero
  • CC-MP Joe Mauer - Buster Posey
  • CC-PP Jarrod Parker - Brad Peacock
  • CC-PT Albert Pujols - Mike Trout
  • CC-RD Robinson Cano - Dusin Pedrouia
  • CC-SM Giancarlo Stanton - Logan Morrision
2012 Topps Chrome Buster Posey - Joe Mauer Autograph 2012 Topps Chrome Buster Posey - Joe Mauer Cut From Autograph

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Dual Autographs
Serial Numbered #/10

(Odds: 1:92,370 Retail Packs)
(Odds: 1:9,579 Hobby Packs)

  • DA-KK Matt Kemp - Clayton Kershaw
  • DA-TT Mike Trout - Mark Trumbo
  • DA-GH Paul Goldschmidt - Daniel Hudson
  • DA-MM Matt Moore - Jesus Montero
  • DA-UH Dan Uggla - Jason Heyward
  • DA-DC Yu Darvish - Yoenis Cespedes
  • DA-DH Yu Darvish - Bryce Harper
  • DA-HZ Bryce Harper - Ryan Zimmerman
  • DA-KE Matt Kemp - Andre Eithier
  • DA-KV Clayton Kershaw - Justin Verlander

 

2012 Topps Chrome Dual Autograph #DA-MM Matt Moore - Jesus Montero

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Autograph Buy Backs

Odds: 1:84:352 Hobby Packs

  • Ken Griffey Jr. (Exch)

 

 

 
2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Superfractor Cards
 
2012 Topps Superfractor Yu Darvish Autograph #1/1 Early Superfractor eBay Sales
  • #1 Tim Lincecum $125.05
  • #33 Tommy Hanson $199.95
  • #35 Paul Goldscmidt $116.48
  • #40 Joey Votto $280.76
  • #66 Mat Latos $71.55
  • #84 Derek Jeter $515.00
  • #90 Evan Longoria 299.99
  • #100 Ichiro $265.00
  • #108 Nick Swisher $199.99
  • #112 Clayton Kershaw $360.00
  • #116 Felix Hernandez $281.77
  • #124 Salvador Perez $173.58
  • #125 Matt Holliday $199.99
  • #133 David Price $149.99
  • #136 Dee gordon $199.99
  • #138 Ryan Vogelsong $139.99
  • #144 Mike Trout $549.99
  • #146 Aramis Ramirez $56.00
  • #156 Austin Romine Auto $212.49
  • #164 Brett Pill RC $127.50
  • #165 Wilin Rosario RC $132.50

Superfractors Currently For Sale On eBay Now

2012 Topps Chrome Yu Darvish Superfractor Auto
Originally Listed By eBay Seller: ilta096
 

2012 Topps Chrome Baseball
Variation Autograph Cards

A collector contacted me and sent me a scan of this Yu Darvish Autograph. It's serial #11/75 - and #11 is Yu Darvish's jersey number. It's signed in Japanese writing.

I will be curious to see if more of these pop up. If you see or have one, please feel free to contact me.

2012 Topps Chrome Yu Darvish Japanes Variation Sepia Autograph Back #11/75

2012 Topps Yu Darvish Refracto Autograph Japenese Writing

Uncut Refractor Sheet Redemption Cards
You Get An Entire Un-Cut Sheet Of Refractor Cards!!
Odds: 1:42,162 Hobby Packs!

Uncut X-Fractor Sheet Redemption Cards
You Get An Entire Un-Cut Sheet Of X-Refractor Cards!!
Odds: 1:56,216 Hobby Packs!

 

Hobby Boxes & Retail Blaster Boxes containing all refractor card exist. The retail boxes include Purple Refractors normally found in the separate packs.